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PGY1 Pharmacy Training

Founded in 1961, University Hospitals Parma Medical Center is a 273-bed acute care, teaching facility located in Cleveland's largest suburb, Parma. UH Parma Medical Center is part of University Hospitals, one of the nation's leading healthcare systems, providing high-quality, patient-centered medical care at locations throughout Northeast Ohio.

UH Parma Medical Center is committed to providing personalized healthcare in a friendly, healing environment, offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 specialties. UH Parma Medical Center includes a nine-floor acute care hospital, four medical buildings and several satellite facilities. In line with UH’s mission To Heal. To Teach. To Discover., UH Parma Medical Center hosts a medical residency training program for internal medicine.

Pharmacy Services

The UH Parma Medical Center Department of Pharmacy operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide a full range of pharmacy services including medication dispensing, distribution, sterile product preparation, drug information and monitoring of drug therapy. The pharmacy department services approximately 224 inpatient beds, a 39-bed emergency department (adult and pediatric), anticoagulation clinic, UH Seidman Cancer Center and hospice program. An electronic medical record supports computerized physician order entry, and automated dispensing cabinets are utilized for medication storage and drug distribution. Decentralized clinical pharmacists are present in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Units, and Stepdown Units.

Pharmacy Residency Purpose

The PGY1 pharmacy residency program at UH Parma Medical Center is designed to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and train pharmacists to be competent and compassionate members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.

Residents will gain the experience and tools necessary to become highly skilled pharmacists that are able to provide evidence-based, patient-centered, quality pharmaceutical care. Graduates of the program will also be eligible for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy training.

General Information

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Starting date: June 17, 2024
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Interview required: Yes
  • Practice setting: Community teaching hospital
  • Total beds: 273